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How We Make Our DAM and PIM Software

by Deanna Ballew, May 4, 2022


One important reason that organizations invest in Software as a Service (SaaS) tools is that they are regularly updated. At Widen, we’re always working hard to deliver value-driven changes to our software solutions.

Sometimes these changes are obvious — like when we launch a new product, or make a visual change to the user interface (UI). Other times, changes are more subtle, like when we optimize the back end to support expanding customer utilization — which currently includes over 500 thousand downloads and 85 million embed code views per day. 

Because we value transparency, we want to share how we make software at Widen and are always working to provide you with the best solution.

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Our 8 Favorite Dams

by Molly Hamm, February 25, 2021

 

At Widen, we consider ourselves digital asset management (DAM) experts. But here’s the thing…we like all kinds of dams! And for good reason. Not only can they be simply awe-inspiring feats of engineering, but they also provide a range of economic, environmental, and social benefits; including recreation, flood control, water management, drinking water, hydroelectric power, and river transportation.

Here is a list of our top eight dams of all time.

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Topics: Culture & Company

The Widen Summit Goes Virtual and Connects Customers Worldwide

by Courtney Roe, October 21, 2020


When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade...or so the saying goes. And that’s exactly what we did for this year’s
Widen Summit. While we all would have loved to meet in person, we needed a different game plan during a global pandemic. So we moved the event to a virtual platform, and are thrilled that it allowed us to share the Summit experience with more people than ever. Over 500 registrants to be exact! And here’s everything you need to know about this year’s event. 

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Topics: Culture & Company, Widen Summit, Product Updates, Best DAM Contest

Earning Trust, Gaining Credibility, and Other Lessons From the 2019 Widen Summit

by Courtney Roe, October 21, 2019

Building trust is tricky. And as the saying goes, trust is hard to earn but easy to lose. So what does that have to do with digital asset management (DAM)? A lot!

Each year, the Widen Summit focuses on concepts that are key to DAM success. 

In 2017, we honed in on what it takes to set better goals. Expanding on that in 2018, we learned how to tackle those goals using a strong strategy framework. This year though, we took a step back to realize that in order for people to believe in your goals and strategy, you need to first earn their trust. And this theme carried throughout our three days together — taking center stage in workshops, sessions, and keynotes. 

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Topics: Events, Culture & Company, Widen Summit, Best DAM Contest

Widen Named Software Company of the Year in SIIA CODiE Awards

by Widen Marketing, June 18, 2019

Peer-driven awards program recognizes Widen for its impressive growth, thriving culture, and dedication to community

We’re proud to announce Widen received the 2019 SIIA CODiE Award for Company of the Year. According to SIIA, the award goes to a company that “has realized significant growth in revenue, proven to have a strong company culture, and demonstrated a commitment to the community.”

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Widen Wins “Best Digital Asset Management Platform (DAM)” at ClickZ Marketing Technology Awards

by Widen Marketing, March 29, 2019

We’re proud to announce that Widen won “Best Digital Asset Management Platform (DAM)” at the Marketing Technology Awards 2019 hosted by ClickZ and Search Engine Watch. The award reflects the consensus of customers and expert judges whose scores placed Widen at the top of the DAM pack.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Why We Hired a Popcorn Manager

by Nate Holmes, October 30, 2018


Empathy is an essential ability in our workplace. It helps our teams work better together, design better experiences for our customers, and give our work meaning.

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Topics: Culture & Company

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